Category: World

EU has more pressing priorities than Brexit – French finance minister

PARIS (Reuters) – The European Union has more pressing priorities than Britain’s future relationship with the bloc, starting with its own future, French Finance...

China says plots to disrupt ties with Pakistan will fail

BEIJING (Reuters) – Any plots to sow discord in China’s ties with Pakistan will not prevail, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Tuesday, as Beijing...

China senior diplomat says Beijing, Washington must avoid Cold War mentality

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid falling into a zero-sum game...

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by 1MDB investigators

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, arrived on Wednesday at the country’s anti-graft agency for a...

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib to be questioned by anti-graft agency

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, was summoned on Tuesday for questioning by the anti-graft agency...

UAE will support U.N. proposals for new talks on Yemen: official

CAIRO (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will support United Nations proposals for new peace talks on Yemen, a senior Emiriati official said early on Wednesday...

Brazil presidential candidate Gomes undergoes medical exams: campaign

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian presidential candidate Ciro Gomes, who sits in third place in polls, underwent a medical procedure on Tuesday to cauterize blood...

Saudi Arabia drops statute of limitations from anti-corruption law

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia amended an anti-corruption law on Tuesday to remove a 60-day statute of limitations for investigating allegations against current...

Suspending Korea exercises caused slight dip in readiness: U.S. general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon’s nominee to be the next commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said on Tuesday that a decision to suspend some joint...

Mexican marines raid Acapulco police force on suspected crime links

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Heavily armed Mexican marines and soldiers stormed on Tuesday the police force of violent port city Acapulco on suspicions of ties to...